the best way
to see Russia -
we already
want to go

Henry & Jessica
Since 1990
"HOFA is the most established and reliable agency
for finding private accommodation.."
The Lonely Planet guide
Russian homestays, apartments, visas, hotels, services by
Host Families Association (HOFA)
St.Petersburg Russia
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Visa, Privatzimmer, B&B Unterkuenfte und  Apartments in 60 Städten Russlands und CIS
Lettera di invito, soggiorno B&B in residenze  private, appartamenti in 60 citta della Russia & CIS
Invitation de visa, hébergement chez hôtes, location  d'appartements dans 60 villes de la Russie & CIS
Invitaciones de visado, alojamiento, apartamentos en 60 ciudades de Rusia y CEI

We offer you a new experience
of learning about Russia from Russians, following a personal itinerary at your own pace, staying with friendly hosts or renting their apartment in more than 50 cities of Russia and CIS countries.

Host Families Association (HOFA) was established in 1990 by St.Petersburg faculty as a homestay business. Since that time HOFA has hosted hundreds of guests from America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand.

Visa invitation
with accommodation vouchers for Russia will be faxed or emailed to you within 24 hours after we receive your Reservation Form and a deposit.

We offer 5 programs of homestay: from budget B&B to Deluxe Full Service.

Family's apartment
Clean and safe apartments without hosts are available. Hosts move to their relatives for the period of your stay

We can reserve a budget hotel room for you in any city as well.

Enjoy your all inclusive package in Saint-Petersburg.
We will take care of your visa invitation, car transfers from and to the airport or train station, car transportation to and from your evening events and excursions, russian meals at host' home, museum and event tickets.

We offer More than12 tours guided by professionals in 3 languages, a day in Russian dacha , Baikal Lake discover...